The Fainting Goat

New American Small Plates

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  • 2015 Best Cocktail Program
  • 2015 Best Beer List
Overview

At the Fainting Goat, whimsical new American small plates like pork fries pair nicely with libations like the Limoncello-laced Brucey's cocktail. Pull up a chair at the large wrap-around bar and peruse their extensive bottled beer list and craft cocktails in a casual, brick-walled gastropub space that stays open late.

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Accolades

  • 100 Very Best Restaurants of 2015 — Washingtonian
  • Two stars from the Washington Post 2015
  • DC Hidden Gem: The Fainting Goat 2016 - Table8
  • Top 100 Restaurants 2014 (# 97) - Washingtonian

Menu for The Fainting Goat

Main Menu

Nibble

  • Avocado Toast togarashi, pickled onion, grilled peaches
    $9.00
  • Meat Board chefs selections, pickled veg, housemade mustard, grilled bread
    $15.00
  • Goat Cheese Fondue fresno peppers, herbs, grilled bread
    $12.00
  • Steak Tartare caper, burnt onion, rye toast
    $6.00

Graze

  • Green Tomatoes lardo, goat cheese, watercress
    $12.00
  • Beets local berries, blue cheese, pecans
    $13.00
  • Chilled Squash Soup curry, lobster
    $11.00
  • Little Gem cured olives, tomato, zucchini, croutons
    $11.00
  • Marinated Sockeye Salmon ciopollini onion, fennel pollen, citrus
    $15.00
  • Soused Shrimp watermelon, feta, mint, lime
    $14.00

For Two

  • 20-Day Dry Aged Ribeye blue cheese, endive, corn pudding
    $84.00
  • Crispy Whole Fish arroz verde, grilled peaches
    $34.00

Feed

  • Scallops heirloom tomatoes, necatrines, pea shoots, romesco
    $27.00
  • Duck Bolognese tagliatelle, kale, parmesan
    $18.00
  • Brick Chicken cucumber, herbs, torn bread
    $25.00
  • Burger pickles, tomato jam, american cheese, dijon
    $16.00

Sides

  • Fries
    $7.00
  • Market Vegetables
    $7.00
  • Farro
    $7.00
  • Grilled Bread
    $2.00

Brunch Menu

Libation

  • The Bloody Goat house spice blend, sobieski vodka, v-8, olive, lime
    $7.00
  • Monk's 75 leopolds gin, yellow chartreuse, prosecco, lemon
    $10.00
  • Not So Dark, a Little Stormy el dorado 12 year old rum, house ginger soda, kaffir lime leaf
    $10.00
  • Goat-Mosa fresh squeezed oj, prosecco
    $8.00
  • Brucey's Cocktail smoked lemon juice, pallini limoncello, silver tree vodka
    $11.00
  • Bottomless enjoy bottomless bubbles or the bloody goat - your choice of orange, mango, or white cranberry juice with a respective 2 hour time limit
    $17.00

Brunch

Nibble

  • Chilled Squash Soup obster, curry
    $11.00
  • Avocado Toast pickled onions, togarashi, arugula
    $8.00
  • Meat & Cheese Board mustard, pickles, bread
    $17.00
  • Goat Cheese Fondue resno peppers, herbs, grilled bread
    $12.00
  • Little Gem Lettuce blue cheese, beats, berries
    $12.00

Graze

  • French Toast nutella, berries, bacon
    $13.00
  • Crispy Pork sunny side up egg, salsa verde, fingerling potatoes
    $15.00
  • Eggs In Pastry garbanzos, tomato, ricotta
    $14.00
  • Rye Tartine egg, watercress, tomato, caper
    $12.00
  • Shrimp and Grits smoked paprika hollandaise, sunny side egg
    $16.00
  • Bagel and Lox Bullfrog Everything Bagel with traditional garnishes
    $13.00
  • Breakfast Sammy cured ham, fried egg, cheese
    $14.00
  • Burger cheddar, pickles, tomato jam
    $16.00
  • Coffee Cake pecans, warm caramel
    $8.00

Sides

  • Potatoes
    $4.00
  • Bacon
    $5.00
  • Egg Any Style
    $2.00
  • Toast
    $2.00
  • Bullfrog Bagel
    $4.00

Drink Menu

Draft

  • New Holland Dragon's Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout, (Abv 10%, Michigan)
    $9.00
  • Allagash White, (Abv 5%, Maine)
    $7.00
  • Victory Helios Saison, (Abv 7. 5%,pennsylvania)
    $7.25
  • Stiegel Grapefruit Radler, (Abv 2. 5%, Austria)
    $7.00
  • Dc Brau Pilsner, (Abv 4. 6%, District of Columbia)
    $7.00
  • Duchesse De Bourgogne Flanders Red, (Abv 6%, Belgium)
    $10.00
  • Flying Dog "The Truth"imperial Ipa, (Abv 8. 7%,maryland )
    $6.50
  • Natty Greene's Buckshot Amber, (Abv 4. 9%, North Carolina)
    $7.00
  • Original Sin Pear Cider, (Abv 4. 5%, New York)
    $7.00
  • Peak Organic Hopblanc White Ipa, (Abv 6. 4%, Maine)
    $7.25
  • Legend Brown Ale, (Abv 6%,virginia)
    $7.00

Bottle, Can Beers

Amber, Red, Blonde, Brown

  • Avery Ellie's Brown Ale 12oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 5%, Colorado)
    $6.50
  • Rouge Dead Guy Ale 12oz Bottle, (Abv 9%, Oregon)
    $6.50
  • Fatti "Dunkel" Schlossbrauerei 16. 9oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 5%, Germany)
    $9.00

Belgian Style

  • Duchesse De Bourgogne Flanders Red 750 Ml Bottle, (Abv 6%, Belgium)
    $28.00
  • Goose Island Matilda 12oz Bottle, (Abv 7%, Illinois)
    $9.00
  • North Coast Brother Thelonius Abbey Ale 12oz Bottle, (Abv 9. 4%, California)
    $9.00
  • Victory Golden Monkey 12oz Bottle, (Abv 8%, New York)
    $7.00
  • Kasteel Donker 11. 2oz Bottle, (Abv 11%, Belgium)
    $14.00
  • Legend Belgian Style Tripel 22oz Bottle, (Abv 9%, Virginia)
    $24.00

Cider, Fruit

  • Crabbies Ginger Beer 12oz Bottle, (Abv 4. 8%, England)
    $6.50
  • Crispin Brown's Lane Cider, (Abv 5. 8%, Minnesota)
    $7.00
  • Jacks Hard 12oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 5%, Pennsylvania)
    $5.50
  • Lindemans Framboise Lambic 12oz Bottle, (Abv 2. 5%, Belgium)
    $12.00
  • Millstone Gingeroot Cider 750 Ml Bottle, (Abv 8%, Maryland)
    $28.00
  • Original Sin Cherry Tree Cider 12oz Bottle, (Abv 6. 7%, New York)
    $7.00
  • Stiegel Grapefruit Radler 16oz Can, (Abv 3. 2%, Austria)
    $7.00
  • Ace Joker Dry Cider 12oz Bottle, (Abv 6. 9%, California)
    $7.00

Lager

  • Amstel Light 12oz Bottle, (Abv 3. 5%, Netherlands)
    $5.50
  • Bitburger Pilsner, (Abv 4. 8%, Germany)
    $6.00
  • Lagunitas Czech Style Pilsner 12oz Bottle, (Abv 6. 2%, California)
    $6.00
  • Miller High Life 7oz Bottle, (Abv4. 6%, Wisconsin)
    $3.00
  • Miller Lite 12oz Bottle, (Abv 4. 17%, Wisconsin)
    $5.50
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon 16oz Can, (Abv 4. 74%, California)
    $5.00
  • Pinkus Organic Pilsner, (Abv 5. 2%, Germany)
    $8.00
  • Unita Baba Black Lager 12oz Can, (Abv 4%, Utah)
    $6.00
  • National Bohemian 12oz Can, (Abv 4. 2%, Maryland)
    $4.00
  • Troegs Troegenator 12oz Bottle, (Abv 8. 2%, Pennsylvania)
    $6.50
  • Modelo Especial 12oz Bottle, (Abv 4. 4%, Mexico)
    $5.00
  • Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold 12oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 8%, Ohio)
    $6.00
  • Kaliber Na 11. 2oz Bottle, (Ireland)
    $6.00
  • Fatti "Export" Schlossbrauerei 16. 9oz Bottle, (Abv5. 5%,germany)
    $9.00

Pale Ipa

  • Bear Republic Racer 5 Ipa 12oz Bottle, (Abv 7%, California)
    $6.00
  • Smuttynose Finest Kind Ipa, (Abv 6. 9%, New Hampshire)
    $7.00
  • Devils Backbone Eight Point Ipa 12oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 9%, Virginia)
    $6.00
  • Blue Mountain Full Nelson Apa 12oz Can, (Abv 5. 9%, Virginia)
    $5.50
  • Victory Dirtwolf Double Ipa 12oz Bottle, (Abv 8. 7%, Pennsylvania) 7
    $7.00

Porter, Stout

  • 21st Amendment Back in Black 12oz Can, (Abv 6. 8%, California)
    $6.00
  • Duclaw Sweet Baby Jesus Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter 12oz Bottle, (Abv 6. 5%, Maryland)
    $6.00
  • Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter 12oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 8%, Ohio)
    $6.00
  • Elysian Space Dust Ipa 12oz Bottle, (Abv 7. 2%, Washington)
    $7.00
  • Stoudt's Fourplay Ipa 12oz Bottle, (Abv 6%. Pennsylvania)
    $7.00

Wit, Wheat

  • Beltway Brewing Berliner Weisse Sour 12oz Bottle, (Abv 4%, Virginia)
    $12.00
  • Schneider Weisse Original 16. 9oz Bottle, (Abv 5. 2%, Germany)
    $9.00

Cocktail Menu

Goat Cocktails

  • Brucey's Cocktail smoked lemon juice, pallini limoncello, silver tree vodka, averna glazed grilled lemon wheel
    $11.00
  • Dingus Khan yellow rose rye, kronan swedish punsch, fig, lavender, house kumquat bitters
    $12.00
  • Welcome to the Rest of Your Life cyrus noble bourbon, paolo lazzaroni orange liquor, house sour
    $12.00
  • Timbuktu to Kalamazoo barr hill gin, dolin genepy des alpes, kalamanzi burnt honey soda
    $11.00
  • Not So Dark, a Little Stormy el dorado 12 year old rum, house ginger soda, kaffir lime leaf
    $10.00
  • La Anticuada el buho mezcal, lime, chili, agave, burnt lemon, and house lime bitters
    $10.00
  • My-O-Tonic jensen's bermondsey gin, housemade orange peel tonic water, orange peel
    $10.00

Punches

  • Punch Bahia avua amburana cachaca, el dorado white rum, guava, passion fruit, guarana soda, exotic and tart
    $8.00
  • Derby Day g & w bourbon, meyer lemon, herbal tisane, prosecco
    $8.00
  • Beaucoup Melon watermelon, cantaloupe, golden melon, mint, vodka, back by popular demand
    $8.00
  • Boston Club Punch st george raspberry liqueur, el dorado rum, grand marnier, prosecco, orange oil sugar, new orleans classic, complex yet familiar
    $8.00

Wine Menu

White Wine

By the Glass

  • Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Patient Cottat "Le Grand Caillou" Loire France
    $8.00
  • Chardonnay, 2013 Argento Reserva Mendoza Argentina
    $8.00
  • Pinot Grigio, 2013 San Pietro Alto Adige Doc Italy
    $9.00
  • Albarino, 2013 Mar De Vinas Rias Baixas Spain
    $12.00
  • Gruner Veltliner, 2013 Fred Loimer "Lois" Kamptal Austria
    $9.00
  • Viognier, 2013 Paradou Viognier Rhone France
    $8.00
  • Rose, 2014 Rose Gueissard "Le Petit" Provence France
    $8.00

By the Bottle

  • Albarino, 2013 Mar De Vinas Rias Baixas Spain
    $34.00
  • Albarino, 2013 Essencia Divinia Rias Baixas Spain
    $48.00
  • Cava, 2008 Juve Y Camps Brut Gran Reserva Spain
    $40.00
  • Champagne, Lilbert-Fils Grand Cru Blanc De Blancs France
    $110.00
  • Chardonnay, 2011 Alphonse Mellot "Les Pentitente" Loire France
    $54.00
  • Chardonnay, 2012 Mercer Canyons Columbia Valley Washington
    $8.00
    $28.00
  • Chardonnay, 2012 Pahlmeyer "Jayson" North Coast California
    $75.00
  • Chenin Blanc, 2012 Ken Forrester Reserve Stellenbosch South Africa
    $34.00
  • Chenin Blanc, 2010 Clos De Nouys "Vouvray Sec" Loire France
    $35.00
  • Douro Blend, 2012 Quinta Do Crasto Portugal
    $32.00
  • Gewurztraminer, 2011 Hugel Alsace France
    $46.00
  • Picpoul De Pinet, 2012 Gerard Betrand Languedoc France
    $36.00
  • Pinot Grigio, 2011 San Pietro Alto Adige Doc Italy
    $32.00
  • Gruner Veltliner, 2013 Huber "Terrassen" Traisental Austria
    $34.00
  • Rose, 2014 Los Vascos Cabernet Savignon Chili
    $28.00
  • Rose, 2014 Rose Gueissard "Le Petit" Provence France
    $30.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Patient Cottat "Le Grand Caillou" Loire France
    $28.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Lake Chalice Marlborough New Zealand
    $44.00
  • Vermentino, 2012 Nuraghe Crabioni Sardinia Italy
    $32.00
  • Viognier, 2012 Paradou Viognier Rhone France
    $27.00
  • Verdejo, 2012 Jorge Ordonez "Nisia" Rueda Spain
    $32.00

Red Wine

By the Glass

  • Syrah, 2013 Saint Cosme Cote Du Rhone France
    $11.00
  • Monastrell, 2012 Olivares "Altos De La Hoya" Jumilla Spain
    $8.00
  • Cabarnet Sauvignon, 2012 San Pedro "1865" Maipo Chili
    $12.00
  • Malbec, 2012 Terra Rosa Mendoza Argentina
    $9.00
  • Pinot Nior, 2012 Jovino Willamette Oregon
    $10.00
  • Mencia, 2013 Losada "El Pajaro Rojo" Spain
    $10.00

By the Bottle

  • Baby Amarone, 2013 Casa Vincola "Gran Passione" Venteo Italy
    $32.00
  • Bordeaux Blend, 2012 Chateau La Mothe Du Barry "Cuvee Design" Bordeaux France
    $54.00
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 San Pedro "1865" Maipo Chili
    $42.00
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Ghost Pines Sonoma/Napa California
    $48.00
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Penfolds Bin 389 South Australia
    $84.00
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, 2011 Blue Rock Baby Blue Alexander Valley California
    $56.00
  • Dolcetto, 2012 Pecchenino Dogliani "San Luigi" Docg Italy
    $34.00
  • Garnacha, 2013 Cellar Del Roure "Sixteen Cookies Valencia Spain
    $8.00
    $26.00
  • Malbec, 2012 Terra Rosa Mendoza Argentina
    $9.00
    $31.00
  • Malbec, 2011 Bodega Colome Calchaqui Valley Argentina
    $48.00
  • Mencia, 2013 Losada "El Pajaro Rojo" Spain
    $10.00
    $32.00
  • Mendoza Blend, 2012 Familia Mayol "Cuatro Primos" Mendoza Argentina
    $58.00
  • Petite Sirah, 2013 Jeff Runquist Salman "R" Central Valley California
    $62.00
  • Pinot Noir, 2013 Dom. Brunet Languedpc France
    $8.00
    $26.00
  • Pinot Noir, 2013 Argyle Willamente Oregon
    $40.00
  • Rhone Blend, 2011 Qupe Maxtap Cuvee Central Valley California
    $44.00
  • Ripaso, 2009 Recchia "Le Muraie" Valpolicella Italy
    $40.00
  • Rioja, 2011 Fiera S Crianza Spain
    $38.00
  • Rioja, 2010 Vina Real Crianza
    $36.00
  • Priorat, 2011 Vall Llach "Embruix" Spain
    $58.00
  • Syrah, 2013 Saint Cosme Cote Du Rhone France
    $11.00
    $38.00
  • Zinfandel, 2012 Pedroncelli "Mother Clone" Dry Creek Valley California
    $36.00

Spirits Menu

Bourbon Rye

  • Angels Envy
    $8.50
  • Black Mable Hill
    $9.50
  • Blantons
    $9.50
  • Buffalo Trace
    $8.50
  • Bulleit Bourbon
    $8.50
  • High West Campfire
    $10.50
  • Noah's Mill
    $9.50
  • Pappy Van Winkle
    $12.00
  • Willet Pot Still
    $9.50
  • Bulleit Rye
    $8.50
  • High West Omg Rye
    $9.50
  • Hochstadters Rock & Rye
    $7.50
  • Redemption Rye
    $8.50
  • Smooth Ambler Old Scout Rye
    $8.50

Scotch Irish

  • Balvenie Double Wood
    $16.50
  • Bruchladdich 10 Year
    $12.00
  • Glenlivet
    $12.00
  • Glenmorangie Nectar
    $12.00
  • Macollan
    $12.00
  • Oban
    $14.00
  • Laphroig
    $12.00
  • Lagavulin
    $14.00
  • Nikka Taketsuru
    $15.25
  • Red Breast
    $11.00
  • Middleton
    $25.00

1330 U Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Refined, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Meet For A Drink
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (202) 735-0344
  • Private Dining Room: No